Eric Dane

1972 - Today

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Eric Dane (born Eric T. Melvin, November 9, 1972) is an American actor. After multiple television roles throughout the 2000s and his recurring role as Jason Dean in Charmed, he became famous for playing Dr. Mark Sloan (McSteamy) on the medical drama television series Grey's Anatomy, as well as making appearances in films such as Marley & Me (2008), Valentine's Day (2010), and Burlesque (2010). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eric Dane has received more than 6,106,814 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Eric Dane is the 2,321st most popular actor (up from 2,609th in 2019), the 3,868th most popular biography from United States (up from 4,312th in 2019) and the 1,136th most popular American Actor.

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  • 36

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  • 4.70

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  • 3.47

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Among actors, Eric Dane ranks 2,321 out of 10,030Before him are Peppino De Filippo, Seann William Scott, Jonny Lee Miller, Andrzej Seweryn, Tony Goldwyn, and Chieko Baisho. After him are Virginia Madsen, Cliff Curtis, Patrick Wayne, Chishū Ryū, Randall Duk Kim, and Jeff Fahey.

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Among people born in 1972, Eric Dane ranks 61Before him are Thandie Newton, Leymah Gbowee, Selma Blair, Billie Joe Armstrong, Jennie Garth, and Jonny Lee Miller. After him are Christophe Dugarry, Toni Collette, Jos Verstappen, Rebecca Romijn, Esther Duflo, and Sarah Rafferty.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Eric Dane ranks 3,868 out of 15,968Before him are Mehmet Oz (1960), Seann William Scott (1976), James Turrell (1943), Richard C. Tolman (1881), Carlos Lopes (1947), and Tony Goldwyn (1960). After him are Virginia Madsen (1961), John Perkins (1945), Mike Porcaro (1955), Vince Gilligan (1967), Milt Jackson (1923), and Patrick Wayne (1939).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Eric Dane ranks 1,136Before him are Lena Horne (1917), Rhea Perlman (1948), Jennie Garth (1972), Ray Wise (1947), Seann William Scott (1976), and Tony Goldwyn (1960). After him are Virginia Madsen (1961), Patrick Wayne (1939), Randall Duk Kim (1943), Jeff Fahey (1952), Michael Richards (1949), and Jackie Earle Haley (1961).

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